Lynda Russell

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Is It Safe to Travel to North Korea?

Mostly—a North Korean tour guide explains.<p>Last week, a 21-year-old American college student was arrested while on a tour of North Korea. Otto …

Proton beam therapy has fewer harsh side effects, according to child cancer study

Proton beam therapy causes fewer severe side effects in child cancer patients than conventional radiotherapy, a study has found.<p>Researchers said common toxic effects of photon-based radiotherapy on the heart, lungs and stomach were not seen in patients who received proton treatment.<p>The study, …

Cancer

These male mice don’t have Y chromosomes, but they had babies anyway

Mostly usable sperm<p>Males are supposed to need a Y chromosome to reproduce — it's what's responsible for the testes, after all — but a new study on mice suggests that the genes located on that chromosome may not be entirely necessary. Researchers from the University of Hawaii said this week that …

Genetics

Phone app to help spot Parkinson's disease symptoms

Analysing data collected on our mobile phones could give insights into our health.<p>Up to 10 million people around the world are living with Parkinson's disease, which causes symptoms such as a shuffling walk and tremor in the hands.<p>But researchers in the UK hope that a phone app, which records a …

Disease

Variations In A Gene Provide Clues About Schizophrenia

Schizophrenia might be linked to a gene that tells the immune system to destroy too many connections in the brain, according to the results from a massive gene-focused research effort.<p>Scientists at Harvard University and the Broad Institute studied the genomes of 64,785 people around the world and …

Neuroscience

The Easiest 3-Ingredient Pancakes In The World

And they're 100 percent from scratch.<p>There's nothing like a stack of homemade pancakes on a Saturday morning to make the weekend feel wonderful. They're even better than brunch pancakes because you don't have to get out of your pajamas. The only problem is, making pancakes at home, from scratch, …

Pancakes